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Playa Real Beach Resort

Villas Del Mar Beach, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic
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  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

We went 5 years ago and it looks as though nothing has changed! The hotel is terrible...old rooms, with broken AC's and the bathrooms were gross, musty and moldy! the pool area was and is still falling apart and the beach is not beautiful! GO SOMEWHERE ELSE in the DR...or at least another resort in this area. This hotel should... More 

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2011

From the web page,this hotel promotes itself as a four star. In myopinion it is at best 2/3 star. If you are going to their appartments, my advice is dont. You would expect these appartments to be four star, but they are officially 3 keys.They need cleaning and painting with fridges, (mine at least) would not put anything in. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2009

The hotel is nice. The food was very good (i'm hard to please but was not short of a wide array of fine cuisine to enjoy - every day - morning, noon and night). The staff were genuinely very helpful (only one ever gave me mild trouble) & safety??? Don't worry. I found undercover police at the resort. Warning -... More 

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2009

Stayed at this hotel about four years ago and both myself and daughter also spent almost the whole fortnight by our rooms due to the diorrhea, lots of other people had this so bad that the doctor was a constant visitor. What people said about the locals invading was true, and they were given preferential treatment, and its was like... More 

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Sudbury, Suffolk
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2008

We booked this hotel as a last minute holiday via a holiday booking agent over the phone, we were sold a beautiful 4* hotel which is definitely NOT what we got. Turning up to the hotel in the evening it was dark and I could tell straight away this was not a beautiful 4* resort. We were given a room... More 

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2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2006

I stayed here last week of June/First week of july 2004 and loved every minute of it!!!

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Baltimore, MD
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2006

I stayed at the Playa Real Resort in Juan Dolio, DR in August 2005. The rooms were decent enough, nothing luxurious, but they were very clean. The food at the outdoor buffet was very good, I must admit. They had an excellent array of international foods to satisfy every guest's tastes. The pools were kept relatively clean, and in the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2006

We stayed at the Playa Real nearly two years ago and from recent comments things have not got any better!! We complained to our travel company and direct to the hotel, these are a list of some of our complaints; •First room given was ground floor with veranda doors which could not lock. Also close to building site next to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2005

Never ever stay here if you are a female alone. Local men are relentless in their attempt to befriend you. I tried my hardest to keep them away. The are allowed to be in the resort and use the pool. After leaving the pool area to go to my room for a nap I woke up to find a local... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2005

TERRIBLE!!!! my first time in dom rep and I love the people and all fo the places I visited. but the resort was terrible! do not go there! you will waste your money. I got there around 6:pm on checking day, the room was not ready, the air was leaking and it did not work. I wanted to rest but... More 

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Address: Villas Del Mar Beach, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > San Pedro de Macoris Province > Juan Dolio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Playa Real Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 391
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Also Known As:
Playa Real Beach Hotel Juan Dolio
Hotel Playa Real Beach
Hotel Style:
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Juan Dolio

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